Paul David Kaminsky was born June 12, 1930 in Worcester, MA. After graduating from Newton High School, he headed for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1948. He received a SB degree in 1953 and a SM degree in 1953. With both a bachelor's degree and master's degree in geology under his belt, Paul left MIT in 1953 to serve for two years with the U.S. Army as a First Lieutenant during the period of the Korean conflict. While stationed in Richmond, Virginia, Paul met a Southern belle, Charlotte Doggett, and they were married February 12, 1955 and shared life together for 65 years. Paul and Charlotte moved to Houston in 1955 where Paul began his 43-year career in the Petroleum Industry as an Exploration Geologist working for Shell Oil Company, Sunbelt Exploration, Mosbacher Energy and Wainoco. His career took them from Houston to Tyler, Corpus Christi, Denver, Midland and ending back in Houston. Paul joined Houston Geological Society in 1974.
Paul is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Summarized from Life Tributes section of the Houston Chronicle on Apr. 5, 2020.